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This is the final article in a series describing key provisions of the SECURE Act, with a focus on provisions unique to defined benefit plans. With the recent enactment of the CARES Act that President Trump signed into law on March 27, 2020, it is understandable that employers are not focused on the numerous changes implemented by the SECURE Act.

However, some of its more immediate changes require employers to modify certain aspects of plan administration (and potentially financial planning decisions) to align with the Act’s requirements.

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